promoting the growth of young people, in skills, knowledge, and self-confidence, through the performing arts.

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Middletown Children's Circus: CIRCUS SAVES THE DAY!

The Children’s Circus of Middletown is an exceptional community-wide program where entire families come together with professional circus artists and designers to create this one-of-a-kind spectacle. Director Jason Leinwand, now in his 3rd year as Circus Director and 14th year with the circus and his says, “Circus Saves the Day will feature amazing displays of circus arts by our 170+ talented youth performers as they explore the themes of rescue and heroism. Will the Children's Circus be able to save us from death defying fire hoops, speeding locomotives and a countdown towards eminent danger!? “

Written By: The Kids, Counsellors and Teaching Artists of the Children's Circus

Directed By: Jason Leinwand

Dates: Friday, August 1st, 2014 (raindate August 2nd)

Times: 5pm

Tickets: $5 Adults/$3 Students & Seniors. Available day of show. Cash or Check.


Oddfellows Teaching Artists, Students and Parents past and present are invited to take part in the first ever Instant Theater Project at Oddfellows Playhouse.

All ages welcome, actors under 11 are encouraged to participate with a parent.

6 playwrights will convene on August 23rd at 6pm. An essential prop, a phrase and a theme will be randomly generated. Casts will be assigned. Ideas will be sparked and writers will compose their masterworks.

On Saturday September 6th the plays will be rehearsed, teched and staged starting a 8am for a performance that night!

To participate as a PLAYWRIGHT contact Kristen Palmer, Artistic Director ASAP (before August 15th).

To participate as an ACTOR contact kristen@oddfellows.org before August 21st. Indicated any special skills in your email. (like stilt-walking, free-styling, blood-curdling screams)

To participate backstage as a designer or crew contact Kristen@oddfellows.org or call (860) 347-6143.

Written By: Seeking Playwrights!

Directed By: Oddfellows Directors & Teachers

Dates: September 6th.

Times: 7pm - Showtime!

Tickets: $10 suggested donation. All proceeds will go to support the Playhouse's building fund.